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William George RAFTERY

Regimental number2478
Place of birthPekina South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationChainman
AddressTarcowie, via Orroroo, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Mary Raftery, Tarcowie, via Orroroo, South Australia
Enlistment date29 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A58 Kabinga on 8 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919

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